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k7843.gif (7217 bytes)Battery Call telephone

Residence set similar to K7842 but without bell, but with terminals to which can be attached a relay or bell.

Used to call a Butler or Pantry, where the set at that end had a bell.

This instrument is constructed of polished walnut and the finish of all external metal work is oxidised.

Each set requires a 3v battery.

The picture to the left is the early version.

The pictures below show the later version (1932)

Weight, 5 lbs. 2 ozs.

Dimensions, 8.5 x 9 x 6 ins.

Cost in 1916 was £2.2.0
Cost in 1932 and 1935 was £3.10.0

Found in the 1916, 1926, 1932 and 1935 GEC Catalogues

Later variant

Note the press button call switch which is fitted lower left on the case



The black box on top of the telephone is a battery holder, removed for the picture.
An older battery is still in place, but with these sets the batteries would probably have been externally fitted.


Circuit Diagram KS6301


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